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. even though government fails part instinct leads us to assume wasngton has the best. they don't. they fail all the time. fema fails constantly. after hurricane hugo one senator called it bureaucratic jackasses t get the hell out of the y. they said prove it but after hurricane andrew even in your times reported it is unclear who was in charge of the relief ever. mikulski said the response was seen as a disaster itself. they said they would fix it then came hurricane katrina and nobles to thousand people died. fema often got in the way. the extra hotel hired buses but fema took them and send them to the convention center. wal-martffered a three trailer trucks filled with water and fema tned them away. they prevented the coast guard om delivered 1,000 dolls-- gallons of fuel even ordering 91,000 tons of rice but then shipped it to maine and arizona. government bureaucracy is always incompetent for overtime everybody has to follow the rules they become incompetent. but my guest says i am wrong most people say we need fema they are not competent. they are a bureaucracy. >> i will
but thank you very much. that is it for us tonight. we hopyou have a great weekend. good night from new york. it takes. we have a great caterer. >> myths about disaster. >> it is not her fault to the economy. >> i should do this. >> this super pac is going crazy. >> myths about the election. >> neil: the auto industry zero argo bankrupt? >> and thatis our show tonight. john: tonight we exploded duty night about elections and a natural disaster. i am told hurricane sandy is proof we need a powerful federal government, the fema to provide emergency management. the just makes sense. disaster across state lines who but the fed can help? the new york times declared a big star requires big gornment. very few politicians are skeptical. it is a relief to turn to ron paul. doctor, it is of myths that we need fema? >> i think so. it caus more harm than good. we handle plus a disasters 204 years before we had fema i have taken this position for a long time since the was first in office and i kept getting reelected because people were tired of fema. locked into insurance and it is a bureaucracy
. >> there used to be dead counter culture left like the marijuana freedom doing your own thing en if they'd understand starting a business is also doing your own thing. it is disappointing they don't even big of a connection between the democratic election and the impact on freedom. >> thank you for going to chicagoennedy you go so i don't have to. people were happy he won again. >> they were thrilled. with the freedom question people used is objectively. i didn't think it would stop people but 57% were dumbfounded. >> last night u.s. supporters what will the election mean for america? >> immigration. >> he would help students like me to go to school to receive a quality education. >> now because of the programs we can move forward. we have to save the country first. [laughter] >> you are laughing? >> they feel he saves the country but i think we wil go broke sooner that you can respond. >> we will because we have $5 trillion of debt to under his administration. we had 10 trillion over the last few but it is a higher rate than before. if you believe all those bailouts and stimulus money
is it the automatic tax increases force us into the cliff come monday total 55 billion for defense or domestic spending into the future. >> it is a nightmare. >> it is a total disaster to create chaos. >> drive the economy off the fiscal cliff. john: really? one says sequestration may be okay. russ roberts comment not a horrible crisis? >> government spending is 3.8 trillion. you will cut 100 billion? that is one deck chair on the titanic. john: it is good across the board. >> if their actual cuts. i would do 20% across-the-board but that scares people because they think let's save the things that are important and cut the things that are not. it is all important. the tax increases sound scarier of 400 billion but we have a $1 trillion deficit. each year we spend $1 trillion more than we take 10. so to raise taxes by 400 billion we have already raised them 1 trillion in the future. it is probably a good idea toay the spending is not a free lunch. john: and they're not talking about get rid of deductions and make it simpler. >> tax reform is great there is good and bad some deductions would be
. the republicans are historicyst about it. >> both parties are hysterical. it would bring us back to where we were in defense spending in 2006. with inflation. which isn't a crisis year for the pentagon. the had years of luxury and big increases. if you cut the budget a bit they scream from the heavens. it would weaken our defense systems be irresponsible. senators mccain and graham has a threat to the national security must not occur. >> it is not the best way but it could be useful. i think we need bigger cuts than the defense budget because we do too much. >> i think austerity. >> what do we do too much? >> we try to make it everything in the world. every unsafe country is with us the ability to defend ourselves if we cut it we need to prioritize it more. >> they talked about being able to save on things because the military was forced to pay for things they didn't even want. i was skeptical. looking it up the army says they have exceeded their space wait and power. the army chief of staff warfare has chained. we can't believe we will ever see a stray conventional could be flikt again. they ins
. >> government is not efficient at using money. >> when he was 24 he had no job himself and no prospect. >> what more can i ask for. >>e started a software company. he grew it and sold it for millions. >> then my partner said, you are the geek. there h to be a way to listen to indiana basketball over the internet. >> so he started another company. >> i put a line in the second bedroom in my house >> without a government program, mark cuban created something. >> when this over, we're idiots and this is worth nothing. >> five years later they sold that company for 67 bye. >> the most patriotic thing you can do as an american is be filthy rich. you creating opportunities. >> he used his billion dollars to create more wealth. he bought a lougs si basketball team. >> we took team not expected to win and they became national champions? >> i walked in evebody if you mention our win-loss record you are fired. losing is contagious. we had a survival attitude as opposed to let's win attitude. if you don't think like winners, i'm going trade yound get rid of you. it took us 12 years but we won a world cham
is killing people. sos sos the media tell us -- >> poverty has reached new b depths. john: but as usual, the media missed the big picture. >> i was only four years old when i saw my mother load theat washing machine for the very first time in her life. w john: his grandmother was thrilled by a washing machine. >> and she sat down in front of, the machine, and she watched entire washing program. >> two, one, fire. john: the machines coming next are even more mesmerizing thanks to competition -- >> offer a prize, and they will come. john: and build cool new cars c and spaceships.sp >> entrepreneurs can do what only governments could dold d before. john: maybe they'll invent the i new cars on cities built onlt water free the tent calls of neb government -- tentacles from government. ideas have sex. wait, what? yes, this writer explains. >> ideas spread, and when they t meet, they can mate.t jon john and because of that, we live in a wonderful world.n that's a our show constant tonight. ♪ >> and now, john stossel. ♪ and i think to, what a wonderful world ♪ john: what a wonderful world
the abuses mount up from the big guys and little guys like us get routed back from the table do to a smothering bunch of regulations. government interventions come at the result of wind things it out of control. i health care costs to go $150 billion. john: it's his body. he can make his own stupid choices. >> i never believe that i'm hurting anybody's freedom. john: you are banning things. you support the ban on the soft drinks. >> well, the big soft drink is important to realize that we need said -- you have children at the age of nine. they suffer from hypertension as a result of too much soda, too much sugar as a result that people are not taking their own responsibility. that is when government jump into it. john: how can you say you're leaving them your toys? you're not. >> well, they should be glad. we're trying to do it. john: this is dangerous. too big. >> depending how many of those you have. john: illegal. >> that's the reason i have the surcharge on it, to make sure that people get discouraged from getting this kind of items. john: and you want to -- [talking over ea
is hysterical about it. both parties are hysterical, but it's about 10% which would bring us roughly back to where we were on defense spending in 2006. >> which adjusted for inflation. >> it was not exactly a crisis year in the pentagon. it's really a minor cut. they've gotten very spoiled at thale pentagon. they had years of luxury and big increases, and siso as soon as u cut the budget a bit, they scream to the heavens. >> john: defense secretary leon panetta said it will weaken our defense system, be irresponsible. senators mic mr. being cain and graham. these draconian cuts represent a threat to our national security and must not occur. >> i don't think that's the best way to cut the defense budget but it could be useful. we need bigger cuts in the defense budget because we do too much. this will force us, i think, to make choices. > >> john: what do you mean we do too much. >> we try to be everything in the world. we try to deliver peace and prosperity to every corner in the world pretending every unstable country is a threat to us. if we cut a bit, we might have to reconsider some
public toilet? >> us grows. >> yes. this is the image i have a public toilets. my town's public parks, including this one. garbage everywhere. buildings covered with graffiti. fields bear of grass. caring is not necessarily sharing. this part now so nice. it's under the management. john: but that goes against what people expect. >> this is a privately managed property. >> really? john: even the tour let's are better. because when you own something you take care of it. when no one owns it nobody takes care of it. nobody watches a rental car. >> people destroy the other, a property like much of the world's rainforests, american settlers nearly killed. now we are overfishing the ocean . no one really cares about it. no one really takes care of it. that's our show tonight. >> hands now john stossel. john: the idea of sharing, communal property. it does lead to what economists call the tragedy of the comic. the tragedy because nasty things happen when everyone on something. i first heard that phrase and a story about some shepherds who live around a grassy area they call the commons. of th
. >> this is the image of public toilets. in my town public parks including this one used to look gross. garbage and graffiti. >> sharing is not necessarily caring. sharing can mean neglect but then why is this park so nice because it's under new management. private management. >> it goes against what people expect. >> this is privately managed park? >> really. i did notice last week. >> john: even the toilets are better. >> they clean them very nicely. >> when you own something you take care of it. when no one owns it, nobody takes care of it. nobody watches a rental. >> people destroy other property like the rain forest. settlers killed nearly almost all of the buffalo. now, we are overfishing the ocean. >> when nobody owns it nobody takes care it. it's the tragedy of the commons. that is our show tonight. >> hands now john stossel. >> john: we like the idea of sharing, communal property but it does lead to one economists call the tragedy of the commons because nasty things happen when everybody owns something. i first heard that phrase and a story about some shepherds who live around a grassy
people -- >> ten seconds. >> i agree. it is -- we are way too used to it in our society. >> lou: thank you very much for >> sharing is caring. it can be fine. and when i asked, public or private, most people said,. >> public. >> of the was private that would charge your feet. >> public, otherwise you wouldn't be here right now. >> is that true? john: supermarkets are trying. so our churches. both are more accessible than public-school. also, public sometimes not very nice. what comes to mind when you hear the words public toilet? >> us grows. >> yes. this is the image i have a public toilets. my town's public parks, including this one. garbage everywhere. buildings covered with graffiti. fields bear of grass. caring is not necessarily sharing. this part now so nice. it's under the management. john: but that goes against what people expect. >> this is a privately managed property. >> really? john: even the tour let's are better. because when you own something you take care of it. when no one owns it nobody takes care of it. nobody watches a rental car. >> people destroy the other, a pr
kidding me? i had the the in turn like that. we parted company. [laughter] i have used them all of my career. someday research. summer journalist. but they say the labor department should punish those companies. our next guest author of the big squeeze, and also steve didn't comment most cause problems? >> experts say many internships cause problems the labor department has ruled. john: they have never been enforced. >> and neither is the obama administration. >> nobody raised their hand. that it has to be toto the sole benefit of the intern not the immediate benefit of the employer. aside from dell law what is wrong? it is a win-win. >> in many ways. but some say it is great instead of taking on the young people. johnit would day replace the paid work? >> a few weeks ago i interviewed workplace correspondence from eight coulda college in new york and got a job at the most famous fashion house. nine a.m. through 9:00 p.m. not paid at all. weekends, sometimes she got their lunch. john: she can quit. >> that is true. that we believe companies should follow the rules. >> then they should
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